Lawsuit filed over police abuse of press at Floyd protests

Photojournalist Nicholas Stern was presenting his press credentials when officers fired on him for the first time.

LOS ANGELES, CALIF., May 3, 2021 – LAPD officers directly shot rubber bullets, tear gas bombs and pepper spray projectiles at unarmed and peaceful journalists during a George Floyd protest, and targeted journalists, according to a federal lawsuit to be filed Tuesday by a man attacked at the scene despite his press credentials.

See Press Release Here

LA Times: Photojournalists sue LAPD, L.A. County sheriff over alleged abuses at protests

KFI AM 640: Photographer Sues City

My News LA: Photographer Sues City, LAPD Chief Over Injuries at Street Protest

Request a Consultation

    13160 Mindanao Way
    Marina Del Rey, CA 90292